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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 8: by Racial/Ethnic Background


 TABLE A-39.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
       MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD AND CITIZENSHIP, AND BY
               RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS: 1994

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                                          |         |         RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS         |
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                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |NON-U.S.
                  FIELD                   |  TOTAL  |  BLACK  |AMERICAN | ASIAN/  |         |  WHITE  |         |CITIZENS
                                          |         |  NON-   | INDIAN/ | PACIFIC |HISPANIC |  NON-   |OTHER OR |
                                          |         |HISPANIC | ALASKAN |ISLANDER |         |HISPANIC | UNKNOWN |
                                          |         |         | NATIVE  |         |         |         |         |
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
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                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  65,146 |   5,046 |     235 |   3,996 |   2,575 |  44,614 |   3,774 |   4,906
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  52,284 |   4,397 |     189 |   3,517 |   2,154 |  34,321 |   3,008 |   4,698
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  44,467 |   4,015 |     175 |   2,320 |   1,879 |  30,169 |   2,531 |   3,378
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   1,740 |     122 |       1 |     167 |      49 |     951 |     101 |     349
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   1,055 |      98 |       0 |     120 |      29 |     544 |      51 |     213
   PHYSICS ...............................|     451 |      21 |       0 |      40 |      16 |     226 |      45 |     103
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|     234 |       3 |       1 |       7 |       4 |     181 |       5 |      33
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|   1,822 |      24 |       7 |      54 |      57 |   1,511 |      74 |      95
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      19 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       0 |      16 |       1 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     481 |       8 |       2 |      10 |       8 |     395 |      30 |      28
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|     175 |       1 |       1 |       7 |       2 |     144 |       8 |      12
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|   1,147 |      15 |       4 |      35 |      47 |     956 |      35 |      55
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|   2,244 |     165 |       3 |     222 |      84 |   1,310 |     175 |     285
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   5,484 |     273 |      10 |     753 |     146 |   2,668 |     312 |   1,322
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     839 |      91 |       4 |      22 |      39 |     503 |     121 |      59
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,598 |     258 |      24 |     308 |     213 |   3,266 |     293 |     236
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      67 |       1 |       0 |       9 |       4 |      41 |       4 |       8
   BIOLOGY ...............................|   3,226 |     194 |      18 |     227 |     181 |   2,241 |     195 |     170
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       7 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       5 |       1 |       1
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      15 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |      13 |       0 |       1
   ECOLOGY ...............................|     146 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       1 |     118 |      23 |       1
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|      50 |       3 |       0 |       3 |       0 |      44 |       0 |       0
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      27 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       0 |      17 |       6
   NUTRITION .............................|     595 |      23 |       5 |      39 |      16 |     466 |      25 |      21
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     104 |       2 |       0 |       2 |       1 |      89 |       5 |       5
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       7 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       7 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     354 |      31 |       1 |      25 |       9 |     242 |      23 |      23
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|  15,231 |   1,410 |      77 |     308 |     628 |  11,812 |     659 |     337
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|  12,509 |   1,672 |      49 |     486 |     663 |   8,148 |     796 |     695
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      67 |      15 |       0 |       1 |       1 |      26 |       0 |      24
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     251 |       6 |       2 |       8 |      13 |     169 |      33 |      20
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     797 |      62 |       2 |      93 |      27 |     351 |      45 |     217
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     736 |      25 |       1 |      11 |      25 |     591 |      56 |      27
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     342 |       8 |       1 |      55 |      37 |     187 |      26 |      28
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   6,401 |     887 |      30 |     179 |     359 |   4,290 |     420 |     236
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|   1,204 |     262 |       6 |      67 |      77 |     677 |      69 |      46
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|     110 |      13 |       0 |       0 |       3 |      81 |       4 |       9
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|   2,601 |     394 |       7 |      72 |     121 |   1,776 |     143 |      88
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   7,817 |     382 |      14 |   1,197 |     275 |   4,152 |     477 |   1,320
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      62 |       3 |       0 |       9 |       1 |      21 |      21 |       7
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      76 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       0 |      51 |       0 |      22
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     139 |       2 |       0 |      19 |       6 |      51 |      27 |      34
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|   1,581 |      59 |       3 |     228 |      71 |     890 |      75 |     255
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|   2,874 |     149 |       5 |     565 |      97 |   1,382 |     159 |     517
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      20 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |      19 |       0 |       0
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|   1,112 |      67 |       1 |      85 |      25 |     750 |      43 |     141
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     919 |      55 |       1 |      99 |      42 |     462 |      56 |     204
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     120 |       3 |       1 |      18 |       5 |      70 |      16 |       7
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     914 |      44 |       3 |     170 |      28 |     456 |      80 |     133
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  12,862 |     649 |      46 |     479 |     421 |  10,293 |     766 |     208
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     558 |      24 |       1 |      76 |      24 |     379 |      28 |      26
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|   4,615 |     302 |      27 |     198 |     144 |   3,604 |     317 |      23
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      11 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      11 |       0 |       0
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     555 |      60 |       2 |      40 |      34 |     380 |      31 |       8
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|   3,218 |      70 |       8 |      48 |      78 |   2,866 |      89 |      59
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      17 |      11 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       6
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,888 |     182 |       8 |     117 |     141 |   3,053 |     301 |      86
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KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING